15 AND 17, ST STEPHENS STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207761
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Statutory Address:
15 AND 17, ST STEPHENS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
15 AND 17, ST STEPHENS STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 58713 73001

Details

BRISTOL

ST5873SE ST STEPHEN'S STREET, Centre 901-1/11/672 (East side) 04/03/77 Nos.15 AND 17

GV II

Office. 1902-04. By Foster and Wood, probably designed by Graham Audrey. Brick with limestone dressings and a tiled roof. Single-depth plan. Domestic Revival style. 4 storeys and basement; 3-bay range. The ground floor has a right-hand entrance and drip mould with carved end stops, the upper floors recessed between short end returns with 3-storey canted timber bays flush with the ground floor, with a first-floor drip, 2nd-floor tiled pent roof, overhanging eaves with gables to the bays with barge-boards and pendants. A semicircular-arched doorway has a moulded soffit, ogee label within a rectangular lable on fluted corbel stops, and shields in the spandrels dated 1713 and 1904, with a 2-leaf half-glazed door and 4-pane overlight; a Tudor-arched entrance to a right-hand stair to the rear alley. Stone mullion and transom ground-floor windows, of 3 lights to the left, a 5-light central window with lower cills to middle 3, right-hand mullion window. A weathered band to the first floor, with a central panel inscribed BRISTOL TIMES AND MIRROR; first-floor 3-light mullion and transom windows, 2nd-floor Ipswich windows with cartouche apron panels, and tile-hung panels below 3rd-floor windows. Leaded metal casements. INTERIOR: entrance lobby with glazed floor, half-glazed panelled screens, a right-hand stair, and anaglypta ceilings. A fine facade, an eclectic mix of various styles. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 402).

Listing NGR: ST5871573002

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
380510
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 402

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01425/09
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